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tech-enabled real estate platform & brokerage
New York City    Posted: Thursday, April 04, 2019
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Compass is a technology-driven real estate platform that provides comprehensive brokerage services, combining exceptional agents with thoughtfully crafted digital products to make the process of buying, selling, or renting a home intelligent, deliberate, & seamless.

We are looking for a senior level Program Manager to join our Enterprise Technology team & own the planning, execution & delivery of enterprise technology solutions from concept to launch. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in the planning, execution & management of complex enterprise systems & infrastructure projects, working with both internal & external development teams & business users across the organization.


  • Manage cross-functional programs by working with internal & external development teams, business teams as well as third-party software providers
  • Provide hands-on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, & post implementation phases
  • Determine internal process improvements, identify gaps across multiple teams, & ensure teams are working on the highest priority items that align to overall vision
  • Develop & manage end-to-end project plans & ensure on-time delivery
  • Communicate program status & big picture to stakeholders & leadership
  • Assess project & program risk & determine change management requirements
  • Oversee third party vendors & consulting firms, acquire software licenses, negotiate new contracts & conduct renewal negotiations


  • 5+ years of experience in technical program management, or a similar technical leadership role managing large-scale enterprise-wide initiatives
  • 5+ years of experience leading enterprise technology initiatives & software development projects from conception to launch, & meeting aggressive delivery schedules
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline such as Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Experience managing business systems infrastructure at scale; collaborating with engineers, product managers & business stakeholders to secure resources, scope efforts, set priorities & milestones, & drive delivery
  • Experience working independently to design, plan, & execute large business & technical projects; able to articulate rationale for making difficult trade-offs
  • Demonstrated understanding of best practices in program management frameworks & tools
  • Comfort & experience with technical & non-technical cross-team communication; excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively gather & prioritize user requirements from disparate sources, going beyond users requests to get to key user needs, & the ability to rationalize across & resolve stakeholder differences
  • Strong consensus & relationship-building skills, with experience marshalling resources across different functions of an organization
  • An ability to lead by influencing others, without the need to project formal authority, especially in cross-functional & executive settings
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